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The Resource Augustarum imagines aereis formis expressae : uitae quoque earundem breuiter enarratae, signorum etiam, quae in posteriori parte numismatu[m] efficta su[n]t, ratio explicata, ab Aenea Vico Parmense

Augustarum imagines aereis formis expressae : uitae quoque earundem breuiter enarratae, signorum etiam, quae in posteriori parte numismatu[m] efficta su[n]t, ratio explicata, ab Aenea Vico Parmense

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Augustarum imagines aereis formis expressae : uitae quoque earundem breuiter enarratae, signorum etiam, quae in posteriori parte numismatu[m] efficta su[n]t, ratio explicata
Title
Augustarum imagines aereis formis expressae
Title remainder
uitae quoque earundem breuiter enarratae, signorum etiam, quae in posteriori parte numismatu[m] efficta su[n]t, ratio explicata
Statement of responsibility
ab Aenea Vico Parmense
Title variation
Avgvstarvm imagines aereis formis expressae
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Contributor
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Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • lat
  • ita
  • lat
Citation location within source
  • p.176, no. 18
  • no. 537
  • V-634
  • p. 723
  • 2:533
Citation source
  • Renouard, A.A. Annales de l'imprimerie des Alde
  • UCLA Library. The Aldine press: catalogue of the Ahmanson-Murphy Collection
  • Adams
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
  • Mortimer, R. 16th cent. Italian
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Augustarum imagines aereis formis expressae : uitae quoque earundem breuiter enarratae, signorum etiam, quae in posteriori parte numismatu[m] efficta su[n]t, ratio explicata, ab Aenea Vico Parmense
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Le imagini delle donne auguste
  • Printer identified by Renouard
  • Includes Vico's dedication to Cardinal Otto Truchsess von Waldburg, dated Oct. 1, 1558 in Venice, on p. [5]-[9] of first sequence
  • Signatures: A4 b4 [c]2 A-2A4 *2
  • Woodcuts: historiated white initials; small illustrations of medals throughout text
  • Engravings: engraved architectural t.p. featuring large classical statues of the goddess Minerva on left, with shield, spear, and owl, and on the right, Saturn, with scythe, holding a young child; at base are two Aldine dolphins, and the central cartouche contains the name of the dedicatee, Cardinal Otto Truchsess von Waldburg, bishop of Augsburg; 63 full-page engravings of famous women of antiquity
  • Text printed in roman type; Vico's preliminary note to reader in small italic type
  • Errata: p. [1]-[4] at end
Dimensions
25 cm (4to)
Extent
[20], 192, [4] p.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: Second state of plates, but with plates X and XI (leaves C3v and C4v respectively) correctly printed. Plate XXXIII (leaf P4v) misnumbered XXXV, with the V partially erased; ms. corrections on leaves b2 and b3; cf. Mortimer. Contemporary limp vellum binding; new endpapers; ms. shelf-mark "53" on spine; ms. title in an early hand on lower edges. In modern mustard yellow cloth phase box and matching slipcase, with brown leather spine label stamped in gold with title "Vico. Augustarum imagines. 1558."
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: Second state of plates with cancel engravings for plates X and XI, and XVIII and XIX, correcting--in the case of each pair--a transposition of the two plates in the printing; ms. corrections on leaves b2 and b3. Modern vellum boards, and new endpapers; gold-stamped spine title "Vico August Imagin."; earlier [18th-century?] blue marbled edges. Ownership inscription on t.p. of the Duke of Grafton: "D. of Grafton 1784." In modern blue cloth slip case with blue grosgrain ribbon pull tab. Purchase, George Bayntun, March 1995.
Other physical details
ill. (engravings, woodcuts), ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10126979
  • ucoclc10126979
Label
Augustarum imagines aereis formis expressae : uitae quoque earundem breuiter enarratae, signorum etiam, quae in posteriori parte numismatu[m] efficta su[n]t, ratio explicata, ab Aenea Vico Parmense
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Le imagini delle donne auguste
  • Printer identified by Renouard
  • Includes Vico's dedication to Cardinal Otto Truchsess von Waldburg, dated Oct. 1, 1558 in Venice, on p. [5]-[9] of first sequence
  • Signatures: A4 b4 [c]2 A-2A4 *2
  • Woodcuts: historiated white initials; small illustrations of medals throughout text
  • Engravings: engraved architectural t.p. featuring large classical statues of the goddess Minerva on left, with shield, spear, and owl, and on the right, Saturn, with scythe, holding a young child; at base are two Aldine dolphins, and the central cartouche contains the name of the dedicatee, Cardinal Otto Truchsess von Waldburg, bishop of Augsburg; 63 full-page engravings of famous women of antiquity
  • Text printed in roman type; Vico's preliminary note to reader in small italic type
  • Errata: p. [1]-[4] at end
Dimensions
25 cm (4to)
Extent
[20], 192, [4] p.
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: Second state of plates, but with plates X and XI (leaves C3v and C4v respectively) correctly printed. Plate XXXIII (leaf P4v) misnumbered XXXV, with the V partially erased; ms. corrections on leaves b2 and b3; cf. Mortimer. Contemporary limp vellum binding; new endpapers; ms. shelf-mark "53" on spine; ms. title in an early hand on lower edges. In modern mustard yellow cloth phase box and matching slipcase, with brown leather spine label stamped in gold with title "Vico. Augustarum imagines. 1558."
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: Second state of plates with cancel engravings for plates X and XI, and XVIII and XIX, correcting--in the case of each pair--a transposition of the two plates in the printing; ms. corrections on leaves b2 and b3. Modern vellum boards, and new endpapers; gold-stamped spine title "Vico August Imagin."; earlier [18th-century?] blue marbled edges. Ownership inscription on t.p. of the Duke of Grafton: "D. of Grafton 1784." In modern blue cloth slip case with blue grosgrain ribbon pull tab. Purchase, George Bayntun, March 1995.
Other physical details
ill. (engravings, woodcuts), ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10126979
  • ucoclc10126979

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